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Address: The Holloway Lady Bank, Tamworth B79 7NA, England
Phone Number:
+44 1827 709626
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Sat - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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Step back in time and experience life in a Medieval Castle. Explore Tudor...

Step back in time and experience life in a Medieval Castle. Explore Tudor and Stuart chambers, grand Victorian reception rooms and the magnificent late Medieval Great Hall. Tamworth Castle promises a brilliant day out for all the family. There is plenty to see and even more to do with hands on displays and costumes. The Castle Keep is set in extensive pleasure grounds in the centre of Tamworth's historic market town. Over the centuries the Medieval motte and bailey Castle has welcomed royal visitors, key figures in history and nobility. For more information please visit our website.

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Christmas Trail

We took our grand children to the Santa Trail at Tamworth castle and they both thoroughly enjoyed it. One aged 10 and one aged 6 It was fantastic the staff got the children... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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Tamworth, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We took our grand children to the Santa Trail at Tamworth castle and they both thoroughly enjoyed it. One aged 10 and one aged 6 It was fantastic the staff got the children interacting on the activities and looking for clues all the way round the castle The staff did a brilliant job and made it funny and magical Would... More 

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Thank rosgraymarykaren
TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting the Santa Trails at Tamworth Castle with your children, we are so glad they had a fantastic time, we have lots more activities coming up this year which you may enjoy so please check out our website. We look forward to seeing you again very soon. More 

Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful time exploring the castle. A large number and range of rooms and interesting route makes a good 1.5 hour visit or more. Enjoyed dressing up in chainmail armour with my 10 year old son. Great views and excellent displays of weapons and 2000 years of history on 3 floors. Recommended.

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Thank DavePuls
TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to give us a 5 star review and recommending Tamworth Castle to others. It really is great to see people dressing up and having fun with the hands-on exhibits and enjoying all the other displays. More 

England, United Kingdom
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527 reviews
167 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 307 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A fine example of a British Castle that started out as a Norman Motte and Bailey following the invasion of 1066.

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TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your review, so glad you enjoyed the Castle and its history, we look forward in seeing you again very soon. More 

Tamworth, United Kingdom
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559 reviews
300 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 258 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked and paid for a tour twice in the summer and on both occasions it was cancelled, very disappointing

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TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Guided Tours of Tamworth Castle are usually organised by external groups or coach companies who make a booking for us to provide a tour. We have had no cancellations of this type last Summer, but if a cancellation does occur this is the responsibility of the external organiser not Tamworth Castle. Often it may be because not enough coach seats... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our 4 year old son on the Santa trail and it was exceptional. The staff were excellent and the whole experience was magical. Would thoroughly recommend. Fantastic value for money as well.

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Thank kayjay7t4
TamworthCastle, Public Relations Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

The staff and Santa will be so happy to hear that you had a magical time on our Santa Trail. Thank you so much for recommending it and have a wonderful Christmas! More 

west midlands
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51 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a wonderful time at the Santa Trail. We were a small family of a Mum, Nan, a 3 year old and an almost 2 year old. From the start to the end it was brilliant. The actors were fab, they were really good with the children and made the adults laugh and it seemed as though they were... More 

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TamworthCastle, Public Relations Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

We are happy to hear that your family had a wonderful time visiting Santa at Tamworth Castle. We will pass on your comments to Martha and Santa and hopefully we will see you again soon at another of our special events next year. More 

Aldridge, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

The Santa Trail at Tamworth Castle is one of the Best Christmas Events for children that I have ever been too -- The staff were fantastic and the children were all kept enthralled by different stories and activities along the way - it was a truly magical experience from beginning to the end - a big thank you to everyone... More 

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TamworthCastle, Public Relations Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Santa Trail and giving it a 5-star rating. We're so glad that you and your grandchildren had a magical experience and we hope to see you at another event soon. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Well preserved historical Castle built over sever periods so it's a lovely building. It's interactive for kids and adults alike. Impressive interior displays and very educational.

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TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you for your 5 star review, we look forward to seeing you again soon. More 

Weston-super-Mare, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

What a wonderful time my Grand-children had on Sunday 11th Dec finding Santa. From the moment we arrived it was magical, we were met by a Victorian maid called Martha who took us to meet the Butler and the housekeeper, and where the children wrote letters to Santa and were taught how to Courtsey and Bow when they got to... More 

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TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

Thank you very much for visiting our Santa Trail and so glad you had a wonderful time visiting all the various actors and activities on offer, thank you very much for recommending the Santa Trails. More 

Leicester, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
10 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

Took our grandchildren in the school half term. They found it great with dressing up costumes and hands on exhibits. Well worth a visit for children and adults to a very well preserved castle, with informative staff.

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TamworthCastle, General Manager at Tamworth Castle, responded to this review

We are so pleased that you and your grandchildren had a fun day at Tamworth Castle. It really is great to see people dressing up and having fun with the hands-on exhibits. There are also lots of special events coming up throughout the year so we hope to see you again soon. More 

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